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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has Wulfgar brought to Aislinn?
2. What does Gwyneth call Wulfgar with the intention of hurting him?
3. In what month is Aislinn visiting her mother when she feels dizzy?
4. Who is Aislinn seated by at the second dinner with the king?
5. On which run does Ragnor fall in the joust.
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Wulfgar respond when Aislinn tells him she has nothing but a ragged dress to wear?
2. How does Wulfgar surprise Aislinn with a wedding?
3. What arguments does Aislinn give for not wanting to attend the ceremonies for William?
4. How does Wulfgar deal with Gwyneth who is all too anxious to talk about Aislinn's faults when Wulfgar returns to Darkenwald?
5. How are Wulfgar's concerns abated when he sees the newborn child?
6. What worries does Wulfgar have regarding the new baby?
7. What has Wulfgar done recently that he thinks should show Aislinn how he feels about her?
8. What does Wulfgar do when Aislinn tries to press him into revealing his feelings for her?
9. What family secret does Gwyneth reveal before she dies?
10. What are the circumstances that prompt the joust between Wulfgar and Ragnor?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the overall setting for the story. Why does Woodiwiss use the setting she does? What time period serves as the setting of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the role of the captured Anglo Saxon women in England in the 11th century. Why were Aislinn and Maida not given the freedom to leave given their noble positions prior to the capture? What precedents were they forced to follow? How did their noble bearings affect their management of the situation?
Essay Topic 3
The author uses more than one iteration on the concept of patience. Identify at least two characters who either embody or experience the concept of patience and then cite an example to support your answers.
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